Miss April (real name April Jeanette), a 22 year old New Jersey based talent, was signed by World Wrestling Entertainment at the end of their WWE developmental camp this past weekend to a developmental deal. April had been wrestling for several Garden State-based companies including National Wrestling Superstars and Women Superstars Unleashed, where she held the WSU Tag Team belts with Brooke Carter.
The NWS issued the following press release this afternoon:
National Wrestling Superstars management along with the entire locker room sends congratulations to Miss April on her WWE contract. April, who was the winner (along with TNA’s Jay Lethal) of the NWS King & Queen Tournament just this past April has been a bright note on the indy scene where women have a hard time competing with men for the spotlight April, along with her partner Brooke Carter, won the WSU tag team titles from Roxxie Cotton and Annie Social at an NWS event held in Edison this past February. Ms April is also the second NWS King & Queen winner to move on to the WWE as was Kara Slice aka Cherry Pie as both these female dynamos made many a stride whilst in the NWS territory.
For more on Miss April, visit her official Myspace at http://www.myspace.com/apriljeanettem.